Knox Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert, May 19

Sunday, May 19
4:00 PM
Gizmo Patio (rain location: Kresge Recital Hall)

See the Knox Jazz Ensemble perform at their spring concert on the Gizmo Patio. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for Fine Arts.

The spring concert is a great family event. Bring a blanket and some snacks and enjoy the informal atmosphere of this special annual outdoor concert.

Knox New Plays Festival Continues

Thursday, May 16, 2013 – Saturday, May 18, 2013
7:30 PM
Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for Fine Arts

The Knox College New Plays Festival will feature works written by Knox students, faculty, and alumni in a series of readings and performances through May 25.
Throughout spring term, the Knox theatre department will present staged readings and bare stage productions featuring students and faculty, in Harbach and Studio theatres in Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

All performances are free and open to the public.

May 16, 17, 18 – 7:30 p.m. in Harbach Theatre
Summer Song by Jon Hewelt ’13, directed by Kathleen Gullion ’14
McComb 1964 by Niki Acton ’16, directed by Emily Antoff ’15

Kendall Dunkelberg ’86: Caxton Club & Davenport Poetry Prizes

Friday, May 17
4:00 PM
Alumni Room, Old Main

Kendall Dunkelberg is currently the director of creative writing at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi, where he also directs the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium and is professor of English, teaching creative writing, world literature, and twentieth-century poetry. Dunkelberg earned a B.A. in English from Knox College (1986) and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Texas at Austin. He also received a Mellon Fellowship and a Fulbright grant to conduct research in Ghent, Belgium.

His poems and translations have been published in numerous literary magazines. He served as guest editor of The Literary Review for a special issue on recent Dutch and Flemish writing, and Green Integer Press has published Hercules, Richelieu, and Nostradamus, a book of Dunkelberg’s translations of the Belgian poet Paul Snoek. His first collection of poetry, Landscapes and Architectures, was published by Florida Literary Foundation Press in 2001, and his newest book, Time Capsules, was been published by Texas Review Press in 2009.

Following his reading, Professor Dunkelberg will announce this year’s Davenport Poetry Prizes.